The Cheese Hub – site launch

November 12, 2012By David HornDesign, Mobile, On the interwebs, Web Development, work

Cheese and websites … two of my favourite things, and brought together so wonderfully with this deceptively simple little ecommerce project: The Cheese Hub.   They’re business based in Leitrim that have some lovely looking hampers and a really interesting business in cheese maturation for local producers. Shelves and shelves of maturing cheese line their … Read More

The post-it note desk

June 19, 2012By David HornDesign

Oh I love this desk!  Furniture that demands to be doodled on … For those who constantly forget to wear their Post-it watches, and like to take down notes on their desks, Milan-based design firm SoupStudio created an almost-ideal workstation for designers that always give you access to reminders and free doodling space.   via

The BBC Weather Website

June 17, 2012By David HornDesign

The BBC Weather website really has become a thing of beauty.  The weather itself, less so.  But I love their latest innovation … a rising, falling, musical scale of the temperature.  Super.

Creating e-books from existing web content

May 23, 2012By David HornDesign, On the interwebs

This. Is. Awesome. Readlist allows you to create ebooks from existing web content – and have that sent to your Kindle / iWhatever.  That’s just going to fit so nicely in with my life that I’m nearly weeping at the thought of it. For example, I spend the morning surfing the internet researching an upcoming … Read More

Great to see so much responsive web design going on

April 26, 2012By David HornDesign, HTML5, Mobile

It’s great to see more and more responsive web design going on … and this wonderful showcase highlights some of the best current work. This example from the University of California in San Diego is lovely – a good, strict responsive grid.  It doesn’t try to do too much, but each screen resolution looks native … Read More

Grid apps, bookmarks and coffee tables

March 6, 2012By David HornDesign, Everything Else

There are many things that consistently vex me.  Solutions for three of them presented themselves this rainy Tuesday morning – too good not to share. Bookmarks I don’t have a problem with bookmarks.  (We’re talking about the physical book mark here – something you use to keep your place in a real, physical, book).  My … Read More